When it comes to maintaining its stable of franchises, no video game company arguably does it better than Nintendo. For over three decades now, Nintendo has consistently put out new titles in the Mario, Zelda, Metroid (OK, maybe that last one hasn’t been so consistent), and numerous other series, and while the company has left behind some lower performing ones, there aren’t many that have been outright abandoned.
On the other hand, Sony has taken a very different approach, as the PlayStation maker is not afraid to leave aging franchises behind in favor of pursuing new ones. Each successive generation of PlayStation consoles has largely brought a new wave of first-party properties and while some have managed to stick around, we’ve lost plenty others along the way and it’s unclear if some of them will ever make a return. With that in mind, here are 12 dormant PlayStation franchises that should get a revival.